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Large parts of Australia have already been devastated by the recent Delta Strain, an ominous indicator that the virus can and will mutate in order to survive.
Though Australia has seen improved vaccination rollouts in recent weeks there is still a great risk that the Delta strain could still mutate further to boost it’s transmission and severity
Professor Hamish McCallum, director of the Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security and Griffith University addresses this and more as he gives the detailed rundown on the nature of viruses and their mutation patterns.
Produced By: Sarah-Dane Sassin
Featured In Story: Professor Hamish McCallum, director of Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security; Griffith University
First aired on The Wire, Monday 23 August 2021